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Govt sets up panel on textbooks

Caught in a controversy over distortions in NCERT school textbooks, Government has set up a committee headed by eminent educationist and former UGC Chairman Yashpal to go into contents of the......

'If Akbar can be called 'Akbar the Great', why can't Maharana Pratap?'

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday welcomed Rajasthan government's decision to include a chapter on iconic figures like Maharana Pratap in school textbooks and said he would urge the Human......

China's new diktat: Keep western values out of classrooms

China has ordered universities to ban the use of imported textbooks to stem the influence of Western values on the younger generation as President Xi Jinping’s ideological tightening expands......

It pleases me when people say we want to saffronise education'

Dinanath Batra, president of Siksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas and national convener of Siksha Bacho Andolan, shot to fame after he was instrumental in getting American scholar Wendy Doniger's book on......

Now, Modi's life in Gujarat school syllabus!

Primary school students of Gujarat will learn "leadership" lessons from the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, since the state government has decided to include it in the syllabus from next......

Railways in 'severe financial crisis', says Trivedi-led panel

Committee of MPs from both Houses raps neglect of sound functioning parameters, staff and system productivity, cost control After two years of healthy operations, a severe financial crisis has......

Rupee is undervalued, says K V Kamath

K V Kamath, non-executive chairman of ICICI Bank, on Friday said the rupee was undervalued.Speaking to reporters after delivering a lecture on the current state of the economy, he said, “In......

Tharoor hopes pending HRD bills will be passed soon

The government expects that a number of pending legislations pertaining to HRD ministry will be passed during the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament despite possible opposition from some......

FY13 to be turnaround year for economy: Pranab

Dismissing concerns that India's growth rate may drop below 6.5 per cent, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said 2012-13 would be the turnaround year for the economy.Addressing a......

The story of Kasimbazar's networks

If you do not know much about Kasimbazar, I would not hold it against you; after all it has a population of only 10,000 and lies in one of the most neglected corners of the state of West Bengal.......
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